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Floating Sound Relaxation – The Bagnall Centre
September 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
One event on September 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm
One event on September 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm
One event on September 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Decompress from your busy week and start the weekend feeling relaxed!
During this multi-sensory experience, you will be cosily cocooned inside a vibrantly coloured silk hammock, chosen for its uplifting and relaxing properties, whilst being gently rocked into ‘a deeply relaxed state of being, free from tension and anxiety’. Soothing aromas will fill the air around you, as your entire being is immersed within an ambient soundscape of gongs and complementary instruments.
Dr. Herbert Benson author of ‘The Relaxation Response’ found that repetitive movement (the gentle rocking of the hammock) helps to elicit your body’s Relaxation Response. This allows for a lower heart rate, blood pressure and muscle tension. The Relaxation Response is essentially the opposite reaction to the ‘fight or flight’ response, which helps to counteract the physiological effects of stress. By tuning into the senses (touch, sight, sound, and smell) your awareness is bought into your body and into the present moment, helping you to have a healthier response to stress.
Some of the possible benefits of the session can include:
– helping to alleviate stress
– promoting a sense of deep rest and relaxation calming the brain, allowing the body and mind to relax
– haromising the nervous system
– decompression of the spine, helping to relieve tensions in the back and neck
– creating a soothing womb-like sensation
– allowing the body to restore its own innate healing wisdom
What to bring:
We provide all necessary comforts such as cushions, eye masks and blankets, but do bring some bottled water with you to stay hydrated after the session.
What to wear:
Please wear a long sleeved top and leggings or yoga trousers that cover your knees. Form fitting clothing is best, as baggy clothing can snag and catch on the silk fabric of the hammocks causing accidents. Please also bring some socks to wear.
It is important to ensure that clothing is zipper free and to remove all jewellery (e.g. body piercings, watches, hair clips etc.) before the session as these can cause damage to the hammocks.